Explore Toronto: Discover the World
Canada’s largest city, a world leader in areas such as business, finance, technology, entertainment and culture as well as one of the most multicultural cities in the world
Toronto is Canada’s largest city and a world leader in areas such as business, finance, technology, entertainment and culture. Its large population of immigrants from all over the globe has also made Toronto one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Canada’s continental gateway and international crossroad offers the perfect setting for a global meeting, and guarantees you’re destined to have a fabulous time.
Sights & Attractions
CN Tower & Edgewalk
Toronto’s most prominent attraction is the CN Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere. The tower nowadays includes the EdgeWalk, a hands-free walk around the outside ledge of the tower. 1,815 feet high and designated as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, this is not just the symbol of Toronto, it is also a great place for dining and entertainment.
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
The Royal Ontario Museum is Canada’s largest museum of world cultures and natural history. Extensive galleries of archaeology, art and natural science feature six million objects and are on display. Exhibits vary from dinosaurs to ancient Egypt to gems and minerals–history.
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
The Art Gallery of Ontario is among the most distinguished art museums in North America. It offers a variety of artworks, such as an African art gallery, cutting-edge contemporary works and masterpieces of European art. In 2008, the museum got an innovative architectural expansion by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, which in itself is worthwhile to behold.
Take a scenic ferry ride to the Toronto Islands, which provides a wonderful view (and photo opportunity!) of the city skyline. With multiple islands to explore, there are beaches, picnic areas, sports facilities, canoe and kayak rentals and much more.
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada welcomes nearly 16,000 beautiful and exotic inhabitants to Toronto. Boasting 135,000 square feet of underwater exhibits, the country’s largest indoor aquarium is home to stunning jellyfish, ancient giant lobsters, sharks, stingrays and every type of colourful fish you can imagine. Admire the aquatic creatures from fresh and salt waters from all over the world.
St. Lawrence Market
Great food and edible souvenirs can be discovered at The St. Lawrence Market, ranked by National Geographic as the world’s best food market. Set in Old Town Toronto, take your taste-buds on a stroll through its famous produce and food stalls, restaurants, art exhibits and cooking classes.
The Distillery Historic District
Recognized as a National Historic Site, the Distillery Historic District is one of Toronto’s most picturesque sites with its cobblestone laneways and Victorian-era buildings. It was Toronto’s first distillery–which produced almost half of Ontario’s total spirit production in 1871–and is now home to high-end boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.